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Table 4 Calculated difference (∆) of HVA (mean) in the scarf cohort in dependence of PDPAA between the subcohort above and below the cutoff values

From: Outcomes after scarf osteotomy with and without Akin osteotomy a retrospective comparative study

  PDPAA cutoff 10° PDPAA cutoff 8°
∆ HVA postop 4.1 (p = 0.072) 4.2 (p < 0.001)
∆ HVA 6 weeks 2.5 (p = 0.009) 4.0 (p < 0.001)
∆ HVA 12 weeks 2.3 (p = 0.007) 4.4 (p < 0.001)
∆ HVA FU 10.3 (p = 0.069) 11.4 (p < 0.001)
  1. HVA hallux valgus angle, ∆ HVA calculated difference of HVA, PDPAA proximal to distal phalangeal articular angle, FU follow up, S scarf